Hostile to screen at Migration Matters Festival in Sheffield

2023-05-24T15:54:30+01:00May 24th, 2023|

We are delighted to announce that Hostile is screening to Sheffield to mark Refugee Week. It will be shown at the Showroom Cinema at 6PM on Thursday 22nd June, as part of the 2023 programme for the Migration Matters Film Festival.  You can get your tickets here.  Migration Matters runs every year to commemorate Refugee

‘A must-see for all’: Hostile returns to Liverpool

2023-05-24T15:51:31+01:00May 19th, 2023|

On Wednesday, 17th May, socially-conscious film fans at Liverpool Hope University got the chance to watch Hostile.  Organised by Dr Simona Palladino, of the Social Sciences department, the film played in the Eden Building on campus and was followed by a Q&A with Director Sonita Gale.  Attendees reflected on their own experiences with activism, and

‘Hostile has changed how I think’: the King Alfred School hosts impact screening

2023-05-03T11:38:35+01:00May 3rd, 2023|

Hostile was screened to students, parents and teachers at the King Alfred School in Hampstead on Friday.  The event was organised as a student project by a Year 10 student, Lorenzo Espinosa who was interested in the Newham Community Project  - featured in the film - and the work they do to support migrants in

‘A wake-up call for change in UK Immigration policy’: two LSE students reflect on Hostile

2023-04-28T12:38:28+01:00April 28th, 2023|

Following a fantastic screening of Hostile at the London School of Economics and Political Science in March, two students who attended wrote a reflection on the film and the societal issues that it draws attention to. Giorgia Bianchi and Kolahta Asres Ioab share their reflections on a screening of the documentary and Q&A with the director held

Acknowledging migrant healthcare workers: Hostile screens with the NHS Providers

2023-04-19T16:45:59+01:00April 19th, 2023|

Hostile was screened exclusively to medical professionals for the first time ever on Monday.  Director Sonita Gale attended the NHS Providers offices in Victoria for a screening and Q&A, hosted by Sir Julian Hartley, their Chief Executive.  As the NHS’ membership organisation, the screening was a fantastic opportunity to discuss the film in connection with

‘Incredibly touching and thought provoking’: Hostile goes to Goldsmiths University

2023-04-06T16:27:33+01:00April 6th, 2023|

Hostile screened at Goldsmiths University on Thursday 30th March.  The evening was organised by STAR at Goldsmiths, the university’s chapter of the national refugee advocacy organisation which connects students who are passionate about the rights of asylum seekers to people who need their support.  Tickets were free, ensuring the evening was accessible to anybody in

North London Welcomes Little Amal

2023-04-03T18:18:40+01:00April 3rd, 2023|

This weekend, London welcomed Little Amal. She is a 12-foot tall performance art puppet representing a nine-year old Syrian refugee girl who has travelled all across Europe.  On this particular walk, Little Amal travelled across North London, making stops at Finchley Road, the Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate and King’s Cross along the way. There was

‘Disentangling the impacts of the hostile environment’: Hostile screens at LSE

2023-03-30T12:10:39+01:00March 30th, 2023|

Students and staff from the London School of Economics came together on Tuesday for a screening of Hostile followed by a Q&A with Director Sonita Gale.  The film was shown as part of a module on forced migration and refugees but was open to the wider student body enrolled in the Department of International Relations. 

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